Chapel Hill’s Community Design Commission heard nearly two hours of public comment Tuesday before offering a few suggestions for improving a plan for 36 acres at 1714 Legion Road. A developer has contracted with the American Legion for apartments, offices and civic space.
I have a few copies of the Constitution of the United States. The pocket copy I keep handy was given to me by the late UNC law professor and civil rights lawyer Dan Pollitt, whose favorite saying was Illegitimi non carborundum or, loosely translated “Don’t let the bastards get you down.”
Connell first came into the public eye in 2014 when, as a teacher at Phoenix Academy, an alternative high school in Chapel Hill, she began raising money online for a field trip to Washington for her 30 mostly low-income students.